Ornithodoros erraticus

Or·ni·thod·o·ros er·ra·t'i·cus

a species of tick the small variety of which is the vector of Borrelia crocidurae in Africa, the Near East, and Central Asia; the large variety is the vector of B. hispanica in the Iberian peninsula and adjacent north Africa.
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The persistence of African swine fever virus in field-infected Ornithodoros erraticus during the ASF endemic period in Portugal.
The CD2v protein enhances African swine fever virus replication in the tick vector, Ornithodoros erraticus.
Kinetics of African swine fever virus infection in Ornithodoros erraticus ticks.
Characterization of pathogenic and non-pathogenic African swine fever virus isolates from Ornithodoros erraticus inhabiting pig premises in Portugal.
Dr Rowlands studied for her PhD at the Institute for Animal Health Pirbright Laboratory on the interaction of ASFV with the tick vector Ornithodoros erraticus and on the molecular epidemiology of ASFV.
Distribution and biology of Ornithodoros erraticus in parts of Spain affected by African swine fever.
Development of a nested PCR and its internal control for the detection of African swine fever virus (ASFV) in Ornithodoros erraticus.